Podcasts

Operation Breakthrough – fighting to save three whales

Three Californian Gray whales got caught in ice off Alaska in October 1988. Indigenous people, environmentalists, oil companies and even ...
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Nina Otero-Warren

Nina Otero-Warren was from a prominent New Mexico family, and worked in education, politics, and the suffrage movement, focusing largely ...
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The founding of Google

The world's most popular search engine was founded in September 1998 by two PHD students from Stanford University in California ...
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The Mafia trial of Italy’s former Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti

Prosecutor Gian Carlo Caselli explains how leading Italian politician Giulio Andreotti was put on trial in Sicily in September 1995, ...
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Tanaka Hisashige

Tanaka Hisashige was an inventor, a craftsman and an artisan, and he lived during a time that Japan went through ...
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The death of Gamal Abdel Nasser

The charismatic Egyptian president dominated Arab politics for almost two decades up until his death on September 28th 1970. His ...
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SYMHC Classics: Walt Whitman, Poet of Democracy

This episode is from 2017. Whitman is often touted as the best and most important poet in U.S. history, but ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Paramount Decrees

Holly and Tracy talk about the business dealings of Hollywood in context with the moral scandals that were playing out ...
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Bush v Gore: The ‘hanging chads’ US election of 2000

The US presidential election of 2000 was one of the closest and most contested in history. It was more than ...
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Blackwater killed my son

On 16 September 2007 private security guards employed by the American firm Blackwater opened fire on civilians in Baghdad's Nisour ...
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